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Mountain Gorilla Crisis: They Need Our Help!

The magnificent mountain gorillas are disappearing before our eyes. Their habitat is in danger due to conflict in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, charcoal burning in Virunga National Park, and disease spread by humans. Please visit the links below to learn more about these noble beasts in crisis. Donate today to help save the Mountain Gorillas.

The Owen & Mzee Foundation

Help the gorillas by donating to the Owen and Mzee Foundation at Miza.org. Click here to find out more:
www.owenandmzeefoundation.org

Donate To Wildlifedirect

WildlifeDIrect was founded and chaired by Dr. Richard Leakey to help empower individuals and organizations to help save the world's wild species. Click here to find out more:
www.wildlifedirect.org

 

Mountain Gorilla Crisis

Brent Stirton's Virunga Gorilla Gallery
http://www.brentstirton.com/feature-gorillas.php

CBS 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper - African Gorillas in Peril
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=4235335n&channel=/sections/60minutes/videoplayer3415.shtml

Congo Park Reports 10 Gorillas Born in 16 Months
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/01/26/world/AP-AF-Congo-Gorillas.html?_r=1

Congo Park Reports 10 Gorillas Born in 16 Months
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/01/26/world/AP-AF-Congo-Gorillas.html?_r=2

National Geographic - Gorilla Massacre (video)
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/12/gorilla-massacre/massacre-video-interactive

National Geographic - Gorilla Massacre Investigation (video)
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/news/animals-news/congo-massacre-wcvin.html

National Geographic - Timeline of Events in Virunga
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/07/virunga/timeline-interactive

National Geographic - Who Murdered the Virunga Gorillas?
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/07/virunga/jenkins-text

NPR - Africa's Oldest National Park in Crisis
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92233755

NPR - Brent Stirton, Chronicling the Virunga Gorilla Murders
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91835032

NPR - Gorilla Population Up 14 Years After Genocide
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89850129

Rescued baby gorilla fuels campaign to save a species
http://www.reuters.com/article/lifestyleMolt/idUSTRE48N18G20080924

Wildlife Direct Gorilla Protection Blog
http://gorilla.wildlifedirect.org/

 

Other Gorilla Foundations

African Wildlife Foundation
http://www.awf.org/content/wildlife/detail/mountaingorilla

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe
http://www.berggorilla.org/english/frame.html

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
http://www.gorillafund.org/

World Wildlife Fund - African Great Apes Programme
http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/where_we_work/africa/what_we_do/apes_programme/index.cfm